Tuesday 1 November 2016

Astrognome Scrapbook John Radcliffe

John Radcliffe

 Dr John Radcliffe c. 1652 – 1 November 1714 was an English physician, academic and politician, the Radcliffe Observatory was named after him. 

The observatory was at the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934 when the trustees sold it and built a new observatory in South Africa.

Today, the observatory building forms a part of the Green Templeton College of the University of Oxford.

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